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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185569
Last updated: 21 September 2020
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Date:12-FEB-1969
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic A6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman A-6A Intruder
Owner/operator:VMA(AW)-224 USMC
Registration: 151594
C/n / msn: I-73
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:33 miles from MACS Yuma, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:MCAS Yuma, Arizona (NYL/KNYL)
Destination airport:MCAS Yuma, Arizona (NYL/KNYL)
Narrative:
A-6A Intruder BuNo. 151594, of VMA-224, US Marine Corps. Destroyed when crashed February 12, 1969, 33 miles from Yuma, Arizona. Aircraft was returning to MCAS Yuma, Arizona following completion of mission. While climbing at 7,500 feet, aircraft speed approximately 350 knots, the pilot stated he had a sudden and rapid EGT and RPM fluctuation on the right engine followed by an almost immediate flame-out. He secured the engine and initiated normal air start procedures. It was at this time the left engine flamed out.

Both crew members - 1st Lt W. R. Teglia (pilot) and 1st LT J. H. Schiek (Bombardier/Navigator) - ejected without injuries.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20180422222159/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/A-6.html
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries19.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20171103001143/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/a6_prowler.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Mar-2016 17:19 Dr.John Smith Added
20-Mar-2016 17:20 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location]
27-Dec-2019 15:15 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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